Litigating Contested Guardianship Cases: What Every Elder Law Attorney Should Know

MCLE Credits: 2.0
Ethics Credits Included: 0.0

Thursday, September 27, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
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Tuesday, October 23, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
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MCLE Credit: 2.0 (Ethics: 0.0; GAL Incap: Pending)
Live-Interactive Credit: 2.0 (all dates, all formats) Live Interactive MCLE Credit Symbol
Registration Fee: $150

Information

Why Attend?

  • Examine the key rules of civil procedure, discovery issues, and tactics
  • Advise your clients on the litigation process and the formalities required in litigating contested guardianships
  • Learn how to navigate civil procedure, while incorporating key rules of evidence in formulating your strategy for trial
  • Understand the “Dead Man’s” rule
  • Learn how to challenge documents signed by the incapacitated respondent and what is procedurally required
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Are you an elder law attorney who is somewhat timid about contested guardianships? Then this seminar is for you. This seminar will provide you with great information about the procedure, strategy, and pitfalls of litigating contested guardianship cases.

 

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Registration Deadlines:
Webcast: 10 minutes prior to seminar. If you register for a webcast the day of the seminar, your e-mail receipt will include a link to launch the seminar and download the materials.
Telephone: Online registration ends at 11:59 p.m. the day preceding the seminar
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Live on Site: Online registration ends at 11:59 p.m. the day preceding the seminar
Walk-in registration is permitted on a space-available basis

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation/transfer requests will be honored until 5:00 p.m. the day preceding the seminar. You will, however, be charged $40 if you cancel or transfer your registration to a different seminar after the link to the materials has been e-mailed by Virginia CLE.

Full refunds or transfers are available up to two days after a webcast in the unlikely event that you experience technical difficulties.

MCLE Credit Caveat: The MCLE Board measures credits by the time you spend in attendance. If you enter a seminar late or leave it early, or both, you must reflect those adjustments accurately in the credits you report on your credit reporting form. A code will be given at the end of the seminar, which must be written on your MCLE form.


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Schedule

COURSE SCHEDULE (September 27)

3:00 Litigating Contested Guardianship Cases: What Every Elder Law Attorney Should Know
4:45 Question-and-Answer Session
5:00 Adjourn
  • Sign-in for live seminar attendees in Charlottesville begins at 2:30 p.m.
  • Q&A will be handled via chat room for Webcast attendees.
  • Q&A will be handled via e-mail for telephone seminar attendees.

COURSE SCHEDULE (October 23)

3:00 Litigating Contested Guardianship Cases: What Every Elder Law Attorney Should Know
4:45 Question-and-Answer Session
5:00 Adjourn
  • Q&A will be handled via chat room for Webcast attendees.
  • Q&A will be handled via e-mail for telephone seminar attendees.

Faculty

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Jean Galloway Ball:  Jean Galloway Ball is an experienced litigator and elder law attorney.  She is certified in Elder Law by the National Elder Law Foundation.  She is also a member of the Council of Advance Practitioners of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.  Ms. Ball is a senior partner in the law firm HALE BALL Carlson Baumgartner Murphy, PLC, and has handled numerous contested guardianship cases throughout Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Kimberly Ann Murphy:  Kimberley Ann Murphy is an experienced litigator, with a primary background in civil litigation, primarily trust and estates litigation, for eighteen years, and for the past five years, has been in engaged in contested guardianship litigation.  Ms. Murphy is a partner in the law firm HALE BALL Carlson Baumgartner Murphy, PLC, and has handled numerous cases in the state and federal courts located in Virginia.

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